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Nicholl, Abraham
[1814-1877] Born in Norland [9th November 1814].

He was an iron foundry worker [1837].

On 7th September 1837, he married Rachell Hollas at Elland Parish Church.


Rachell was the daughter of
John Hollas
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1840-1848]
  2. Sarah Ellen [b 1842] who married Richard Holroyd [1836]
  3. William [1844-1852]
  4. Thomas [b 1847]
  5. Frank [b 1852]

The children were all born in Norland.

Rachell died in Brighouse in 1896.

She was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [1st September 1896].

Abraham died in Norland.

He was buried at St Luke's Church, Norland [?] [25th March 1877]

Nicholl, Abraham
[1821-1878] Born in Southowram.

He was a stone delver [1861].

He married Sarah [1821-1886].


Sarah was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Rachel [b 1839] who was a worsted weaver [1861]
  2. Sarah Ann [1857-5th January 1913] who married [Halifax Q2 1895] John Swift
  3. Stephen [b 1860]

The family lived at 12 Marsh Lane, Bank Top, Southowram [1861].

Abraham died 25th February 1878 (aged 57).

Sarah died 24th January 1886 (aged 64).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-J2]

Nicholl, Abraham
[1855-19??] Born in Elland.

He was a stone dresser [1891, 1901, 1911].

In 1883, he married Catherine Swift [1858-19??] in Halifax.


Catherine was born in Salterhebble
 

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1887] who was a book binder [1891, 1901]
  2. Gertrude [b 1889] who was a machinist blouse maker [1911]
  3. Edith Eveline [b 1890] who was a machinist underclothing maker [1911]
  4. Herbert William

The family lived at

  • Whitehall Road, Hipperholme [1891]
  • Whitehall, Hipperholme [1901]
  • 3 Summer Street, King Cross [1911, 1916]

Nicholl, Alexander
[18??-18??] Worsted spinner at Greetland.

In November 1839, he was declared bankrupt

Nicholl, Alexander
[18??-19??] Worsted spinner at Carlton Mill, Sowerby Bridge [1861]

Nicholl, Alexander
[1815-1878] Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted spinner employing 243 hands male & female [1861] / (possibly) at Carlton Mill, Sowerby Bridge [1861] / a worsted spinner [1871].

In [Q2] 1843, he married Harriet Earnshaw [1823-1873] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Mary [1844-16th August 1846] who died aged 2 years & 5 weeks
  2. Ann [b 1849]
  3. John [b 1851] who was a wire drawer [1871]
  4. Emmela who died 2nd February 1853 (aged 5 months) 
  5. Sarah [b 1856]

The family lived at

  • Mill Yard, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge [1861]
  • Brackenbed Terrace, Ovenden [1871]

Living with them [in 1861] was nephew Thomas Bell [b 1846] (book keeper).

Harriet died 23rd February 1873 (aged 50).

Alexander died 28th November 1878 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: R3]

Nicholl, Alfred
[1888-1918] Son of John Clayton Nicholl.

He was educated at Trinity School / in business with his brothers as a mineral water & ginger beer manufacturers in Halifax.

He and his brothers joined the family mineral-water business.

On 21st August 1913, he married Beatrice Denham [1886-1960] at St Augustine's Church, Pellon.

Children:

  1. John Clayton

The family lived at

  • The Square, Halifax
  • 30 Walnut Street, Gibbet Street, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Private with 1st Base M.T. Depot Army Service Corps.

He died of influenza in France [20th November 1918] (aged 30).

He was buried at Caudry British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II A 1]

He is remembered on the family grave at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount, and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Nicholl, Ann
[1759-1818] Daughter of Francis Nicholl.

She married William Armitage.

She was buried at Rastrick Church [26th November 1818]

Nicholl, Arnold
[1891-1916] Son of Frances & Bright Nicholl of Bayswater Terrace, Skircoat Green.

He was a member of Heath Congregational Church, Halifax & Sunday School / educated at Halifax Secondary School [until 1904] / a confidential clerk to Smith & Sons wireworks – (possibly) Frederick Smith & Company / a teacher at evening classes at Queens Road Board School / W / is recorded in 1911 [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1915] as a Trooper with the East Riding Yeomanry, then served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed by shellfire [18th July 1916] (aged 25).

He was buried at Authuile Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I 12].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at Heath Congregational Church, Halifax

Nicholl, Arthur
[1886-1917] Son of John Henry Nicholl.

Born in Ovenden [Q3 1886].

He was an office boy [1901] / a pattern maker with John Stirk & Sons Limited / a muffin and crumpet baker (own account) [1911].

In 1910, he married Blanche Cockroft [1886-19??] in Halifax.


Blanche was born in Dowlais, South Wales.

She was a member of the choir at Lee Mount Baptist Church, Ovenden

 

They lived at

  • 90 Crondall Street, Moss Side, South Manchester [1911]
  • 13 Hartington Street, Moss Side, Manchester

During World War I, he served as a Private / Lewis gunner with the 3rd/4th Battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).

He died following an operation [17th October 1917].

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [3rd November 1917].

He was buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref I A 17]

Nicholl, Charles Edwin
[1872-1935]

On 24th June 1895, he married Harriet Hannah Cockroft [1872-1944] at St Peter's Church, Sowerby at St Peter, Sowerby.

They were both born & baptised in Sowerby.

After their marriage, they moved to Southport where Charles Edwin was a butcher.

Children:

  1. James Edward [1898-31st July 1917] who is remembered on his parents' grave
  2. Amy [1903-1962]

Charles Edwin & Harriet Hannah died in Southport.

They were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Nicholl, David
[1788-1850] Of Warley.

He married Sarah [1792-1856].

Children:

  1. Hannah
  2. David
  3. Sarah [14th February 1819-25th December 1889] who married Solomon Priestley
  4. Susan [1820-1904] who married John Bairstow
  5. Mary Ann [1824-1919] who married James Clay
  6. Elizabeth [1826-1904] who married John Horsfall
  7. John
  8. Fanny [1831-1909] who married Frederick Rhodes from Pudsey

The family lived at Ive House, Warley [1841]

Nicholl, David
[1815-1880] Son of David Nicholl.

He was a farmer & cattle dealer.

On 12th August 1841, he married Sarah Titterington at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Eli Titterington
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [1843-1894] who married William Murgatroyd
  2. John William [1844-1916] who never married
  3. Fanny [1856-1938] who never married

The family lived at

David was buried at Halifax Parish Church [21st April 1880].

John William carried on his father's business as a farmer & cattle dealer

Nicholl, David
[1825-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a silk hatter [1861].

In [Q1] 1847, he married Sarah Smith in Halifax.


Sarah, from Southowram, was the daughter of
Jonas Smith
 

Children:

  1. Abraham [b 1849]
  2. John H [b 1852]
  3. Joe [b 1856]
  4. Sarah Jane [b 1860]
  5. Eliza Ann [1863-1939] who married Tom Mallinson Tuley
  6. Mary C [b 1868]

The family lived at

  • 2 Higgin Lane, Southowram [1861]

Living with them [in 1861] was Sarah's widowed mother Elizabeth Smith [b 1791]

Nicholl, David
[1839-1???] Son of John Nicholl, millwright.

Born in Norland.

He was a blacksmith [1860, 1861, 1871, 1891].

In 1860, he married Lavinia Smith [1832-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Lavinia was the daughter of woolsorter Adolphus Smith
 

Children:

  1. John [1860-1867]
  2. Robert
  3. Joseph
  4. Silvanus [b 1869] who was a worsted spinner [1881], a moulder [1891], an iron moulder [1901]
  5. Emma [b 1872] who was a worsted spinner [1891]

The family lived at

  • 2 Upper Field House, Sowerby [1861]
  • 30 Quebec(?), Elland, Elland with Greetland [1871]
  • 31 Norland Town, Norland [1881]
  • Fields, Norland [1891]
  • Heath Hall, Norland [1901]

Nicholl, David
[1856-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was innkeeper at Swine Market [1891].


Question: Does anyone know which inn this may have been?

(Possibly) the Grand Junction Hotel, Halifax?

 

A David Nicholl was landlord at the

He married Sarah Jane Farrar [1855-1???].

Children:

  1. Eleanor Jane [1876-1954] who married William Aaron

Nicholl, Derek
[1925-1945] Son of Jessie & Joe Nicholl of 63 Hyde Park Road, Halifax

He was a member of King Cross Methodist New Connexion Chapel Boy Scouts.

During World War II, he enlisted [1944], and served as a Private with the A. A. C. 13th (2/4th Battalion)  South Lancashire Regiment.

He was killed in action [3rd January 1945] (aged 20).

He was buried at Hotton War Cemetery, Luxembourg [Grave Ref VII F 3].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Nicholl, Donald William
[1919-1941] Son of Annie & William Nicholl of 2 Winburn Terrace, Warley.

Born in Australia.

He was educated at Crossley & Porter School / a member of Warley Congregational Church / a Sunday School teacher / a player with the Old Crossleians RUFC / a player with King Cross Cricket Club / employed by Samuel Whitley & Company Limited of Hanson Lane.

During World War II, he served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard HMS Hood.

He died 24th May 1941 (aged 22)  when his ship was shelled by the German battleship Bismarck, and then exploded and sank in the Battle of the Denmark Strait, with the loss of 1,415 of her crew of 1,418.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 49 1], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint John the Evangelist, Warley, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Nicholl, E.
[18??-19??] Grocer and provisions dealer at Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram

Nicholl, Edgar
[1917-1???] Son of Emily (née Fletcher) [1884-19??] & Harry Nicholl [1883-19??], postman (later a fruiterer).

Born in Southowram.

He was a bus conductor [1940s].

In 1946, he married Nancy Sibbald

Nicholl, Edward
[1882-19??] Son of Harry Nicholl, boiler maker.

He was a boiler maker of 45 Plum Street, Halifax [1908].

On 26th December 1908, he married Mary Jane Ingham [1881-19??] at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Mary Jane, a twister of 40 Plum Street, Halifax, was the daughter of James Ingham, labourer
 

Nicholl, Ellis
[1788-18??] Son of weaver Francis Nicholl of Southowram.

Baptised at Halifax Parish Church [1788].

In 1805, he joined the 1st Battalion 84th Foot Regiment and was discharged in 1817.

He was later charged with several crimes and was transported to Van Diemen's Land [25th June 1838]

Nicholl, Ernest
[1879-1918] Son of Ezra Nicholl.

Born in Southowram.

Of Siddal.

He was a member of Square Church PSA / a hosiery presser [1901] / a hosiery trimmer of 15 Hadassah Street, Siddal [1902] / a worsted spinning yarn warehouseman [1911] / employed by J. & J. Baldwin & Partners Limited at Clark Bridge Mills, Halifax [since boyhood].

In 1902, he married Mabel Hannah Goodrum [1878-19??] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.


Mabel Hannah, of 4 Well Head Lane, Halifax, was born in Saham Toney, Norfolk the daughter of Robert Goodrum
 

They lived at 2 Florence Street, Halifax [1911]

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax, and served as a Gunner with the 142nd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died of pneumonia in the 10th General Hospital, Rouen, France, following a slight attack of gas poisoning [9th May 1918] (aged 39).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [18th May 1918].

He was buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France [Grave Ref P XI E 4A].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Nicholl, Ernest Hodgson
[1897-1918] Son of Thomas Albert Nicholl.

Born in Elland.

He was a junior clerk [1916].

He lived at 4 Melrose Terrace, Elland [1916].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was killed in action [21st March 1918].

He was buried at Templeux-Le-Guerard Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref C 11].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Rosemount Iron Works, Elland, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel

Nicholl, Ezra
[1852-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a woolsorter [1881, 1891, 1901].

In 1875, he married Ruth Watson [1855-1???] in Halifax.


Ruth was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1876] who was a worsted spinner [1891], a worsted twister [1901]
  2. Edwin [b 1877] who was a worsted factory hand [1891], an accountant's clerk [1901]
  3. Ernest

The family lived at

  • Common Lane, Southowram [1881]
  • 4 Blaithroyd Lane, Southowram [1891]
  • 18 Bankfield View, Halifax [1901]

Nicholl, F.
[18??-19??] Partner in Spencer & Nicholl.

He lived at Wood Top, Hebden Bridge [1905]

Nicholl, Francis
[17??-17??] A maltster at Woodhouse, Rastrick.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Ann

Nicholl, Frank
[1894-1915] Son of Phyllis & John Nicholl of Hollins Bottom, Walsden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with C Company 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 7th August 1915 (aged 21).

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [Grave Ref 58-72 / 218-219], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Nicholl, Fred
[1879-1951] Son of Nicholl, Samuel.

After the death of his sister-in-law Betsy, Fred took over from his brother John as landlord of the Martin's Nest, Elland [1917-1943].

In brother John's probate record of 1949, Fred is described as a retired cotton warper

Nicholl, George
[1897-1917] Son of John Nicholl.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a member of King Cross Wesleyan Sunday School / educated at Crossley & Porter School / a clerk at Caledonia Wire Mills.

During World War I, he volunteered on his 19th birthday, and served as a Private with the 1st/7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

He died in 7th Canadian General Hospital, Étaples, of septic poisoning, from a wound in the right hand [4th October 1917] (aged 20).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [13th October 1917].

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XXVII E 4A].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley & Porter School, Halifax

Nicholl, George Arthur
[1915-1942] Son of Annie Elizabeth & Edgar Nicholl.

He was educated at Holy Trinity School / employed by Oates & Green Limited at Ellen Royd Works, Halifax.

He married Nellie.

They lived at 4 Bradshaw Lane, Bradshaw / Holmfield.

During World War II, he served as an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard the cruiser HMS Curacoa.

He died 2nd October 1942 (aged 27).

when his ship was escorting RMS Queen Mary into Greenock, and was rammed and sliced in two by RMS Queen Mary, and sank north of Ireland; only 26 crew members survived.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [Grave Ref 64 2], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Bradshaw War Memorial

Nicholl, Gilbert Thompson
[1877-1916] MM.

Son of Mary & John Nicholl of Bradford.

Born in Halifax.

He was employed by the Bradford Dyers' Association

He married Clara.

They lived at

  • 30 Valencia Road, Lower Kersal, Manchester

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with A Company 18th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He died 9th July 1916 (aged 39).

He was buried at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, France [Grave Ref IV H 24].

He was awarded the Military Medal

Nicholl, Henry
[1828-1884] Of Marsh Lane, Southowram. Born in Halifax.

He was a piece dyer [1861].

In [Q4] 1851, he married Ann Green [1829-1880] in Halifax.


Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Sarah A. [b 1852] who was a worsted spinner [1861]
  2. Arthur [b 1854]
  3. Ellen [b 1856]
  4. Job [25th January 1859-23rd May 1895]

The family lived at 9 Marsh Lane, Bank Top, Southowram [1861].

Ann died 1st November 1880 (aged 51).

Henry died 7th December 1884 (aged 56).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-C3]

Nicholl, Henry
[1830-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was a worsted carpet weaver [1881].

He married Harriet [1832-1???].


Harriet was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Grace [b 1856] who was a woollen weaver [1881]
  2. Rhoda [b 1864] who was a worsted twister [1881]
  3. Herbert [b 1866] who was a worsted doffer [1881]
  4. Rawson P [b 1868] who was a worsted doffer [1881]
  5. Ada [b 1873]

The family lived at 14 Cedar Street, Halifax [1881].

Living with them [in 1881] were sister-in-law Mary Cockhill and her children James A Cockhill [b 1878] & Joseph H Cockhill [b 1881]

Nicholl, Herbert
[1892-1918] Son of Mrs Emma Nicholl of 36 Staups Lane, Stump Cross.

He was Sunday School superintendent at Salterlee Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Stump Cross

He had a sweetheart, Miss Annie Smith of Stump Cross.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Leeds Rifles and [October 1916], then served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment.

He was invalided home with trench feet [December 1917].

He was killed in action [27th September 1918] (aged 26).

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [26th October 1918].

He was buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France [Grave Ref IV J 6].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram.

Nicholl, Herbert William
[1893-1916] Son of Abraham Nicholl.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a biscuit baker [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds [19th September 1916] (aged 23).

He was buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France [Grave Ref VIII C 149].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Nicholl, Isaac
[18??-19??] Marine store dealer at Mount Pleasant Mills, Mytholmroyd [1905]

Nicholl, J.
[18??-1???] Halifax poet. His works included Sam Crab, The Village Fortune Teller, and Evening Thoughts [1880]

Nicholl, James
[18??-18??]

He married Ellen Henderson.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1838-1894] who married David Scott

Nicholl, James
[1837-19??] Born in Sowerby.

He was a wool sorter [1897] / a wool mixer [1901].

He married Abigail [1836-19??].


Abigail was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1875] who married John Helliwell

The family lived at Mill Cottage, Longbottom, Luddendenfoot, Halifax [1901].

Living with them [in 1901] were widowed daughter Sarah and her 2 sons

Nicholl, James
[1838-1906] Born in Sowerby.

He was a millwright [1881] / landlord of the Church Stile, Sowerby [1880, 1891] / a farmer [1891].

On 31st January 1859, he married Nerinah Rushworth at Halifax Parish Church.


Nerinah was the daughter of Charles Rushworth
 

Children:

  1. Esther Jane [1864-1944]
  2. James Albert [b 1866] who was a clerk [1881]
  3. Nerinah Adelaide [1867-1911] who was a part-time mill hand
  4. Frank [b 1870]
  5. Charles Edwin [1872-1935] who was a farmer [1891]
  6. Mary Hannah [b 1874]
  7. Emma [1877-1951] who was a mill hand [1881]
  8. Gertrude [1879-1926]

They moved to Southport [1895], and James died there [1906]

Nicholl, Joe
[1856-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was an athletic outfitter (shop keeper) [1911] / a partner in Nicholl & Brown.

Around 1886, he married Ann Elizabeth [1858-19??] from Hotham?, Yorkshire.

Children:

  1. Josephine Lilian [b 1893]

The family lived at 24 Commercial Street, Halifax [1911]

Nicholl, Joe
[19??-19??] He was Mayor of Halifax [1955-1956]

Nicholl, John
[1???-18??] Worsted spinner at Carlton Mill, Sowerby Bridge. Built Field House, Halifax [1830s]

Nicholl, John
[15??-15??] Priest at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [1549]

Recorded on 4th June 1549 when he witnessed the will of Edward Tattersall

Nicholl, John
[17??-18??] He was a watchmaker and clockmaker at Westgate, Halifax [1837].

See Metcalfe & Nichol

Nicholl, John
[17??-18??] Grocer at Gaol Lane, Halifax [1809]

Nicholl, John
[1763-1836] He married Susanna.

Children:

  1. Samuel [1897-1936]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Nicholl, John
[1829-1???] Son of David Nicholl.

He lived at Ive House, Warley [1861]

Nicholl, John
[1831-1???] He was a butcher.

He married Lavinia Firth [1833-1868].

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [1858-1946] who married Albert Hitchin

Nicholl, John
[1831-1900] Born in Sowerby.

He was a clogger [1891] / landlord of the White Horse Inn, Triangle [1891, 1900].

On 4th October 1882, he married Emma at Halifax Parish Church.


Emma was the daughter of William Firth, and widow of Thomas Mellor
 

John died 16th April 1900.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £15 5/-.

Probate was granted to Joseph Nicholl (surveyor).

Emma & John were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby: Emma [13th May 1897]; John [19/4/1900.] Emma's brother John Whiteley Firth and his wife are buried in the same grave

Nicholl, John
[1834-1922] Son of John Nicholl, contractor.

Born in Warley.

He was a contractor [1856] / registrar at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery [1906].

On 6th September 1856, he married Ellen Dawson [1833-1906] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen was born in Clayton West, the daughter of Charles Dawson, weaver
 

They lived at Cemetery Lodge.

John died in Halifax [Q4 1922] (aged 88).

Ellen died 31st July 1906.

She was buried at Sowerby Bridge Cemetery

Nicholl, John
[1861-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a commercial clerk [1891].

In [Q2] 1884, he married Ann Hodgson.


Ann was the daughter of
Thomas Dean Hodgson
 

Children:

  1. Edith [b 1889] who died before 1911
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. child who died young [before 1911]

In 1891, the family were living with Ann's parents at Cheapside, Halifax

Nicholl, John
[1861-1907] Known as Jack of Ikes.

Son of John Nicholl, butcher.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a butcher of Towngate, Sowerby [1889] / a butcher [1891, 1901].

In 1889, he married Ellen Dugdale [1862-1928] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ellen, of Luddendenfoot, was the daughter of
James Dugdale
 

Children:

  1. Kate [b 1892]
  2. Florence [b 1896]
  3. George
  4. Doris Helen [b 1899]
  5. Lilian [1901-1967] who was a pupil at Crossley & Porter Orphan Home & School, Halifax [1911] – she was one of the girls who found the Skircoat Hoard – & married [1928] Frank Smith

The family lived at

  • Green Cottage, Sowerby [1891, 1901]
  • 14 Fixby Avenue, Pye Nest, Halifax [1911]
  • 8 Skircoat Moor Road, Halifax [1917, 1928]

John died in Halifax in 1907 (aged 47).

Ellen's brother James arranged for her children George & Lilian to go Crossley & Porter Orphan Home & School.

Ellen died home on the same day that daughter Lilian married [4th August 1928].

Ellen was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [7th August 1928]

Nicholl, John
[1866-1949] Son of Samuel Nicholl.

Born in Mytholmroyd.

He was a cotton weaver [1901, 1911] / landlord of the Robin Hood, Cragg Vale / landlord of the Martin's Nest, Elland [1915, 1917].

In [Q2] 1891, he married Betsy Ellen Mitchell [1866-1917] in Halifax.


Betsy Ellen was born in Mytholmroyd.

She was a fustian finisher [1911]

 

Children:

  1. Joseph

The family lived at

  • Lane Side, Mytholmroyd, Sowerby [1901]
  • 2 Thorn Bank, Mytholmroyd [1911]
  • 4 New Hollin Hey, Mytholmroyd [1949]

Betsy died in 1917.

After her death, John's brother Fred took over as landlord of the Martin's Nest, Elland [1917-1943].

John died at 28 South Lane, Elland [26th March 1949].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £582 3/2d.

Probate was granted to his brother Fred (retired cotton warper) 

Nicholl, John Clayton
[1840-1904] Son of William Nicholl.

Born 22nd June 1840.

He was an aerated water and ginger beer manufacturer in Halifax. The business was at Park Farm, Southowram / Westgate, Halifax / Market Hall, Halifax / 12 Square Road, Halifax [1906].

In 1871, he married Maria Pearse [1849-1907] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Maria [1873-1925] who was a dress maker [1891] & married Ernest Parkinson King Of Rotherham
  2. Thomas William [1876-1943]
  3. Martha [1877-1959]
  4. Charles Henry [1879-1944]
  5. Sarah [b 1881]
  6. Alfred

The sons followed in the mineral-water business.

The family lived at 5 The Square, Halifax [1891-1904].

John Clayton died 30th July 1904.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £267 9/6d.

Probate was granted to his widow Maria.

Maria died 30th December 1907 (aged 58).

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount

Nicholl, John Henry
[1860-19??] Born in Ovenden.

He was a small wire drawer [1891, 1901].

In [Q4] 1881, he married Alice Greenwood [1860-19??] in Halifax.


Alice was born in Bradford
 

Children:

  1. Arthur

The family lived at 8 Tennyson Street, Ovenden [1891, 1901]

Nicholl, Jonathan
[17??-1787] He was Churchwarden of Northowram Township [1751, 1760] / Constable [1746] / Surveyor of the Highways [1754, 1769]

He invested in the turnpike Road from Catherine Slack to Halifax and the Calder & Hebble Navigation.

He owned land and property especially in the Upper Shibden Valley, including Hanging Royd, Addersgate, Woodcock Hall, and Catherine Slack

In 1748 bought Backhall, Siddal from the Hanson family.

He bought Boothtown House from Abraham Hall. There is a datestone JNE 1769 for Jonathan and his wife Elizabeth.

He married (1) Elizabeth Ellis.

Children:

  1. Jonathan
  2. Bethel
  3. Elizabeth

He married (2) Sarah Firth.

They left Boothtown and went to live at Clough House, Rastrick property owned by his wife Sarah

Nicholl, Jonathan
[1819-1878] Born in Sowerby.

He was a labourer on road [1871].

Around 1849, he married Mary [1822-1902].


Mary was born in Craven
 

Children:

  1. James [1842-14th December 1853]
  2. Joseph [1846-16th June 1847]
  3. Lucy [b 1849] who was a cotton factory hand [1871]
  4. Susan [1850-16th February 1933]
  5. Hannah [1852-21st May 1868]
  6. Emma [1854-23rd October 1914] who was a cotton factory hand [1871]
  7. Elizabeth [b 1857] who was a cotton factory hand [1871]
  8. Robert [1859-31st May 1866]
  9. Mary Ann [1863-2nd January 1865]
  10. Sarah [b 1865]

The family lived at Cromwellbottom, Southowram [1847, 1871].

Jonathan died 18th October 1878 (aged 59).

Mary died 28th April 1902 (aged 80).

Members of the family are buried/remembered at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Refs: %F-C37 & R-H24]

Nicholl, Joseph
[17??-18??] Of Ovenden. He was a lay preacher at Rishworth Independent Church.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Nicholl, Joseph
[18??-18??] Worsted spinner at Sowerby Bridge. He was declared bankrupt in November 1839, in October 1840, and in December 1844

Nicholl, Joseph
[1866-1897] Son of David Nicholl.

Born in Sowerby.

He was an iron moulder [1881] / a moulder [1891] / a moulder at E. Hargreaves & Company [1901].

In 1893, he married Elizabeth Kaye [1873-1???] at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the daughter of labourer George Kaye
 

Children:

  1. Lavinia [b 1893]
  2. John [b 1895]
  3. Emma [b 1896]
  4. Joseph [b 1897] who was born posthumously

The family lived at

On 18th March 1897, Joseph was scalded by molten metal when a mould burst at his work. He died the following morning in Halifax Infirmary. E. Hargreaves & Company paid for his funeral

Nicholl, Joseph
[1892-1916] Son of John Nicholl.

Born in Sowerby / Mytholmroyd.

He was a member of St Michael's Church & School, Mytholmroyd / a cotton weaver [1911] / employed by John Ackroyd & Sons at Square Shed, Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of pneumonia in hospital in Étaples [18th December 1916] (aged 25).

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XX J 1].

He is remembered on a memorial in St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd, in the book Royd Regeneration, on Elland War Memorial, on the Memorial at Saint Mary the Virgin, Elland, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd

Nicholl, Joseph Weston
[1875-1925] Son of Samuel Nicholl.

He was known as a violinist, organist, pianist, musician and composer.

He studied under the Hungarian violinist and teacher, Joseph Joachim, in Berlin, with Josef Rheinberger in Munich, and with Alexandre Guilmant in Paris.

He was also involved in the brass band world. He was conductor of the West Riding Military Band [1908-1910] and of the Black Dike Mills Band [1910-1912].

He also composed and arranged music for the bands. His compositions included The Viking, a tone poem recorded by Black Dike Mills Band [1923], a Festival Overture and a Commemorative Ode and March for the Jubilee of the opening of People's Park.

He also wrote an opera entitled Comala, an orchestral symphonic poem entitled In English Seas, and many other songs and pieces for the organ and piano.

He also contributed to the Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians.

He never married and had no children

Illness in the last 12 years of his life, prevented his performing. He died of tuberculosis

Nicholl, Mark
[1842-1???] After the death of his mother-in-law Susey in 1873, Mark took over the Wilson farm at Ball Green, Sowerby. He was a farmer (24 acres) [1881].

In 1862, he married Susannah, daughter of John Wilson, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Ann Eliza [b 1867] who was a mill hand [1881], a worsted drawer [1891]
  2. John E [b 1869] who was a cloth miller [1891]
  3. Florence L [b 1872] who was a tailoress [1891]
  4. Wilson [b 1874] who was a farmer's son [1891]
  5. Sarah J [b 1876]

The family lived at Ball Green, Sowerby [1881, 1891].

Living with them [in 1881] & 1891 was Susanna's blind sister Mary Ann Wilson [aged 54]

Nicholl, Mary
[18??-18??] Worsted spinner at Cross Hill Mills, Halifax.

She lived at Greetland [1845]

Nicholl, Northend
[1???-1???] Of Elland.

He is recorded as using his drawn sword to prevent the removal of the family pew when the old box pews were being removed from Elland Parish Church as part of the restoration in 1865.

There is a monument to him in the Church

Nicholl, Robert
[1862-19??] Son of David Nicholl.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a foundry labourer [1901].

He lived at Heath Hall, Norland [with his parents 1907, 1911].

He was injured – badly lacerated wounds in his hands, his leg and face – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Nicholl, Rusby
[1844-1???] He was a coal miner.

In 1873, he married Emma, widow of James Wadsworth in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary A [b 1875] who was dumb
  2. Sam [b 1879]

The family lived at 27 Godley Road, Northowram [with Mary's son Harry 1881]

Nicholl, Samuel
[1837-1907]

He married Sarah Meadowcroft [1837-1887].

  1. John
  2. Fred

Nicholl, Samuel
[1842-1911] Son of Joseph Nicholl.

He played the organ and harmonium at Rishworth Independent Church.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Weston

Nicholl, Thomas
[1???-18??] Worsted manufacturer. He was Chairman of the Sowerby Bridge Local Board [15th August 1856-15th April 1858].

Carlton Mill, Sowerby Bridge was built for him. He built Carlton House, Halifax.

He owned Moorfield, Wainstalls.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. daughter
  3. daughter
  4. daughter
  5. daughter
  6. Eliza [1840-1869] who married Jonathan Calvert

The family lived at Carlton House, Halifax

Nicholl, Thomas
[17??-18??] Cloth dresser of Boothtown.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1790-1852] who married William Morton

Nicholl, Thomas Albert
[1851-1917] Born in Greetland.

He was a commercial haulier [1893].

On 17th October 1893, he married Ann Hollingsworth [1859-1933] in Halifax.


Ann was born in London
 

Children:

  1. Ernest Hodgson

Nicholl, W.
[1882-1918] Son of Mr Turton of Halifax.

Born in Halifax.

In 1908, he married Jane Bannister in Halifax.


Jane was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Jack [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 94 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1911]
  • 6 Holden Street, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 15th April 1918 (aged 36).

He was buried at Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery, Steenwerck, France [Grave Ref B1].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Nicholl, W. A.
[18??-18??] Owned land at Sowerby.

See Sowerby Bridge Baths

Nicholl, William (Billy)
[1869-19??] Of Rastrick.

He was landlord of the Stag & Pheasant, Brighouse [1897, 1901] / landlord of the Round House, Brighouse [1901, 1906].

It is said that he dealt strictly with the Irish workers who drank at his pub, allowing them to have only one pint, and then urging them to give the rest of their money to their wives. He was one of a group of people who attempted to drive the Irish out of Brighouse.

He was also a Rugby player. He played for Brighouse Rangers, Yorkshire and England. He is said to have been the finest rugby player of his generation. Whilst at Brighouse Rangers he won caps for England against Wales [1892] and Scotland

He married Eliza [1866-19??] from Oldham.

Children:

  1. Harry [b 1892]
  2. Leonard [b 1894]
  3. William [b 1896]
  4. Laura [b 1898]

His daughter resorted to marrying her sweetheart behind Billy's back, because he disapproved of the marriage

Nicholl, William
[18??-18??] Worsted spinner at Greetland.

In November 1839, he was declared bankrupt

Nicholl, William
[18??-1880] He was a soldier in the British Indian Army.

He was killed [27th August 1880] at the Battle of Maiwand in the Second Afghan War.

There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4170]

Nicholl, William
[1815-1874]

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Clayton

He married (2) Martha [1825-1875].

Children:

  1. Letitia [1862-1946] who married Donald Sagar

The family lived at Park Farm, Southowram.

Members of the family were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount with mother-in-law Eliza Adamson [1799-1862] of 3 Shibden Hall Road, Halifax

Nicholl, William
[1823-1869] From Warwick. His wife and family were in Warwick. He was staying at the Prince Albert Beerhouse, Brighouse.

He was employed as foreman in the creation of the lake for Sir Titus Salt. On 28th May 1869, he was found drowned in the lake at Crow Nest, Lightcliffe. The lake was 3 ft 6 ins deep. His hands were tied together with his own handkerchief. His watch had stopped at 4:35 am

Nicholl, William Appleyard
[1841-1906] Worsted spinner in Halifax.

In 1870, he married Ellen [1853-19??] from Shuttleworth, Lancashire, at Stockport.

The family lived at 3 Park Road, Halifax [1891, 1901, 1911].

He left property with a gross value of £30,992 16/5d [nett £29,953 10/1d]. Probate was granted to his widow Ellen, Thomas Burnley of Gomersal (worsted spinner), William Burnley of Burnley Road (bank manager)  and Thomas Percival Beavan of Wiltshire (leather manufacturer).

See Moor End Congregational Church

 

Nicholl surname
Other forms of the surname include Nicholls and Nichols

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Nicholl, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Nicholl:


Marriages 1861, 1876, 1879, 1899, 1904, 1908, 1940; Death 1900
 



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